General Sites about Women during WWII

A comprehensive list of resources and links about women during WWII

Another listing of links and resources

What Did You Do In the War Grandma?
An Oral History of Rhode Island Women during World War II
Written by students in the Honors English Program at South Kingstown High School

Sites about specific groups of women

A Red Cross girl's charming site

The site of Jean "Beverly" Ruth Hay, host of "Reveille With Beverly" on Armed Forces Radio during WWII appears in the book at the beginning of Chapter 3

The American Rosie the Riveter Association's site. This is one of the first groups contacted in researching the book and some of their members are in the book

An excellent collection of oral histories and artifacts of military and civilian service women during WWII at University of North Carolina - Greensboro. A great place to donate letters and uniforms of WWII women. Some of the women's voices from their oral histories are in the book.

The site of a nonprofit educational foundation supporting the study of women in war & women and the military

A site celebrating the WAVES

The official WAVES archive In Stillwater, OK

The official WASP archive in Denton, TX

A site about women Marines

An article about SPARS - Coast Guard women


Women in Military Service for America (WIMSA) memorial at Arlington Cemetery

Rosie the Riveter Memorial and WWII Home Front National Historic Park in Richmond, CA

The US Army Women's Museum - Fort Lee, Virginia

National Women's History Museum site. They do not have a building yet, but are actively raising money for it. Worth supporting.

The World War II Memorial in Washington, DC

The National D-Day Museum in New Orleans, LA

Other Links

The web site for Bob Welch, the author of "American Nightingale: The Story of Frances Slanger, Forgotten Heroine of Normandy"